McLennan County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2017:251,259More data
Estimate 2016:247,478 
Estimate 2015:245,368 
Estimate 2014:243,091 
Estimate 2013:241,406 
Estimate 2012:239,292 
Estimate 2011:237,826 
Census 2010:234,906More data
Census 2000:213,517More data
Population of the County Seat (Waco)
Census 2010:124,805 
Census 2000:113,726 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN MCLENNAN COUNTY - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Bellmead city:10,503More data
Beverly Hills city:1,986More data
Bruceville-Eddy city (pt.):1,542More data
Crawford town:747More data
Gholson city:1,094More data
Golinda city (pt.):152More data
Hallsburg city:467More data
Hewitt city:14,435More data
Lacy-Lakeview city:6,611More data
Leroy city:345More data
Lorena city:1,761More data
Mart city (pt.):1,912More data
McGregor city (pt.):5,118More data
Moody city:1,381More data
Riesel city:1,024More data
Robinson city:11,617More data
Ross city:280More data
Valley Mills city (pt.):13More data
Waco city:136,436More data
West city:2,966More data
Woodway city:8,825More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,037.1More data
Water Area:23.1More data
Total Area:1,060.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:226.50More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:76.65More data
Percent Rural:23.35More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:26.4%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:80.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:15.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:56.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:14.1%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.8%More data
65 and Older:14.2%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:33.2More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$38,125More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$9,452,592,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$46,662More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:24.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:83.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:22.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$44,586More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$43,218 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$42,325 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$40,953 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$39,937 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.525293More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$18,974,181,058More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$14,309,553,943More data
Total Actual Levy:$75,167,085More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$17,303,231More data
CY 2016:$16,777,302 
CY 2015:$15,999,202 
CY 2014:$15,013,354 
CY 2013:$13,845,149 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN MCLENNAN COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:39.867More data
US Highways:52.079More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:114.279More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:313.561More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:133.136More data
On-System Subtotal:652.922More data
City Streets:1,139.329More data
Certified County Roads:1,068.455More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:44.426More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,252.210More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,905.132More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:180.430More data
US Highways:182.165More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:382.425More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:693.000More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:266.705More data
On-System Subtotal:1,704.725More data
City Streets:2,370.054More data
Certified County Roads:2,129.394More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:88.852More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,588.300More data
County Total:6,293.025More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «McLennan County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «McLennan County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «McLennan County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «McLennan County»

Special Districts in McLennan County.
School Districts in McLennan County.
History of City Tax Rates in McLennan County.

Airports in McLennan County.
Hospitals in McLennan County.
Prisons in McLennan County.